Setting Up Microsoft Outlook 2010 with an Exchange Account on Windows 7

The following instructions are for Outlook 2007 and newer versions. If you have an older version these instructions will not work and you will need to use the Outlook Web Access (http://mail.fau.edu) to access your email.

Click on Start. Then click Control Panel. (Control Panel is located in the right-hand column.)

Click on User Accounts.
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Click on Mail.
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Click on Add.
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Type Exchange in the Profile Name field. Then click OK.

Check the first option: E-mail Account
Enter your Name, your FAU e-mail address, and FAU password
and click Next>

Exchange Add Account


Wait while your account is being configured, then click Finish once it is completed. 

Exchange Connection

Exchange Success

Click Apply and OK.

Exchange Complete


Setup is complete.

Open Microsoft Outlook. Your account setup will begin. This may take a few minutes depending on your mailbox size and Internet connection. You may be prompted to provide your credentials while Outlook is setting up your account.

Enter your username as fau\username and your FAU password.